By Edu Costa − On Saturday, May 26, 2018, 5 years ago in Dessert Recipes
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Portuguese Lemon Pudding Recipe

Portuguese Lemon Pudding Recipe

This Portuguese lemon pudding recipe (receita de pudim de limão) is delicious and very simple to make.

Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 50 min
Ready In1 h 5 min
Level of DifficultyVery Easy

Portuguese lemon pudding, also known as "pudim de limão", is a traditional dessert in Portugal. It is a creamy and smooth dessert with a tangy lemon flavor, similar to a custard or flan. The pudding is typically made with eggs, sugar, lemon juice, and condensed milk, and is often served with whipped cream or fresh fruit on top.

Portuguese lemon pudding is a simple and delicious dessert that is perfect for any occasion. It can be enjoyed as a refreshing summer treat or as a comforting dessert during the cooler months.


1 and 1/2 cups of condensed milk1 and 1/2 cups of milk3 eggsZest from 2 lemons3 tablespoons of sugar, for the syrup
1 and 1/2 cups of condensed milk1 and 1/2 cups of milk3 eggsZest from 2 lemons3 tablespoons of sugar, for the syrup
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  1. Preheat oven to 180°C or 350°F.
  2. In a pan put the milk and lemon zest, bring to a boil, then turn off the heat and let it cool completely.
  3. Caramelize the sugar and spread it over the pudding form.
  4. In a blender, beat the condensed milk, the eggs and the milk with the lemon zest.
  5. Pour the mixture into the caramelized pudding form and bake in a water bath for about 45 to 50 minutes. 
  6. Unmold once cold and garnish with lemon zest (to taste).
Recipe Credit:

Muriel Moore
Muriel Moore
I’m in a baking mood today since it’s cool and rainy day before the 4th. I have everything at hand to make this and will as soon as my bread comes out of the oven. It just looks so good I have to make it.
4 months ago, Monday, July 3, 2023
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